Policies and Guidelines

Departmental IT Best Practices - Resource Maintenance

Last Updated: April 15, 2011
Reviewed: January 11, 2010
Who does it apply to?
Departmental Management

Why is it important?
To maximize individual and departmental use of computer resources while minimizing disruptions to other campus organizations.

Practices

Connecting to the University Network

What is it?
Following established university guidelines for the use of network resources.

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE:
Follow guidelines to obtain approval and connect to the university network.

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Performing Computer Maintenance

Updating Software

What is it?
Installing current software and patches promotes efficiency and minimizes security vulnerabilities.

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE:
Develop a strategy for applying updates and patches.

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